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to put it into her schedule we were very happy to have her. very honored to have her with us tonight. >> reporter: all proceeds will be donated to the youngstrom family. there are just a few tickets left. tickets at the door are $60. if you'd just like to drop off a donation the doors here will be open until midnight. we're at the san ramon golf club. >> in just the past half hour san jose police released a photo in the suspect of a mysterious death of a woman this morning. robert handa is live in san jose where a body was found inside a home just before daylight. >> reporter: we are still here. as you can see it's very dark. investigators have been inside the house now for hours. what has changed before is now they are working a homicide with a known suspect. a short while ago police released this picture of troy nosenzo who is believed to be on the run. police won't release details. he is married to a woman who lived with him at the house for many years. the coroner's office is not releasing the victim. a 911 call was made from this house in south san jose this morning. shortly aft
williams will bring us updates from there. and in chicago today volunteers supporting the president worked the phones calling people in swing states. president obama campaigned in wisconsin, ohio and iowa. ktvu's 10-p is there and -- ken pritchett is there and will bring us the latest. our coverage begins at 4:00 p.m. tomorrow afternoon. we will have a team of people tracking results. stay with us on air and on live throughout the night. >>> it was a dramatic rescue that took three hours. crews worked to free two children trapped inside a capsized boat in tomales bay. ktvu's jade hernandez is live where she says family refused to leave the boat. >> reporter: a father refused to leave behind his two trapped children. >> reporter: he showed thus video taken during sunday's rescue. >> the waves are going to hit the boat pretty hard. it has been knocking the father off the boat. >> reporter: he convinced the father to come with her leaving behind his children. >> with him struggling with me and trying to calm him down. >> reporter: this part of the rescue was over. a toddler, parent, and teen
we dry -- about his loss to eric swalwell. >> reporter: he sent us this statement saying it was my honor the serve the people for the last 40 years. i went to washington by running against an unpopular war. i leave knowing the landscape changed but the needs remain. i congratulate eric swalwell on his victory. eric swalwell hasn't heard from pete stark till we showed it to him. >> i would say the people -- their craving and desire to have someone who will live in the district and work hard for the people back in washington. >> reporter: pete stark was under fire for living in maryland while saying this home was his resident. pete stark also had to back track. >> i wish him well. he served for 40 years. that is something he should be proud of. >> reporter: eric swalwell goes to washington as the second youngest member of congress. live, eric rasmussen. ktvu channel 2 news. >>> another democrat was unseeded last night. brad sherman meet howard burrman. he got 42% of the vote. >>> voters approved the ballot measure to raise taxes. 54% of voters said yes to prop 30. compared to 46% who
and wheelchair floors. this floor offers him a view of his past. >> see that there? i used to sleep under the freeway there. that's why i would like to have this room. >> reporter: veterans pay a third of their income for rent. the rest is subsidized by the department of housing and urban development. >> they are on lists through the veterans' administration. they are part of that homeless group whether or not are unable to get their feet on the ground and need affordable housing. >> reporter: for jesse lee it is a place for him to stay grounded as he continues his recovery. >> i have a sense of security now. i know where i am sleeping at. i have a place here. and i love it. >> reporter: an upcoming report is expected to show that there are 15,000 fewer homeless veterans than three years ago. part of a national push to end homelessness among vets by the year 2015. reporting live in san francisco, david stephenson. >>> and coming up at 6:15. a look at the republic -- remembrance for veterans that gave their live in service. >>> news chop err 2 is over highway 4 in antioch. a truck and car
told us a psychiatrist diginosed him as a paranoid -- diagnosed him as a paranoid schizophrenic. >> i know he has a fixed delusion about the battle between good and evil. >> the defense still needs a second opinion for which one goh asked for an interpreter. >> made him unable to cooperate and assist me as counsel. >> reporter: he says it is obvious one goh is gaining the system. according to had defense the fact he speaks english is an indication of just how sick he is. >> talks to his lawyer in english. >> reporter: an for instructor at oikos university says if he is found incompetent then justice will not be served and that will be a bitter pill for this campus to swallow. on tuesday they will hold a memorial service to remember and honor the 7 lives lost. reporting live, patty lee, ktvu channel 2 news. >> more details on the six oikos university students and employee whose were killed. a school secretary, a young woman working towards her nussing degree and a janitor who took -- nursing degree and a janitor who took class there. >>> in the last hour we learned a boy who was shot
santa gap. the gap between storms will be helpful as we go through the next 24 hours. it will give us a chance to dry out as the next significant weather system is offshore. next one looks to be stronger than the last one. it shows no rain right now. when we come back tomorrow night at 10:00, showing rain in the north bay. i have the specifics, latest commuter model timing of the next strong storm. i'll see you in a few minutes. >>> a section of the great highway has to be shut down because of flooding in san francisco. new at 6:00, ktvu david stevenson is live in the city, in the trouble spots where the workers are keeping a close eye on tonight. david? >> that's right. the sandbags are the city's front lines against flooding, es specially in the neighborhood that was hit hard earlier this year. >> under gray skies and falling rain, san francisco's department of public works this morning rushed to release sandbags to residents. the city stockpile several hundred bags for distribution. >> given out approximately 200 sandbags so far. clearing catch basins and the areas flowing leaves.
: a moral, ethical and economic debate, does the death penalty help protect us? >> reporter: prop 34 would repeal the death penalty. instituting life without parole. retroactive for the 725 right now. a 17% undecided. but a trend just the last two weeks, yes, jumped 4 points to 45%. could prop 34 pass? >> that is unknown at this point but it stands a better chance today than three weeks ago. >> reporter: the cost argument, $100 million a year to keep it. there are strong arguments on both sides. >> what is the right punishment for the evil? it isn't just about the killer. >> it is about public policy. how do we spend, what keeps us safer? >> yes, it is cheaper to lock them up than to execute them. >> we waste a bunch of money either way. >> reporter: our poll found religious differences. catholics favorites it. prodstants oppose it -- pausestants oppose it. the bay area supports repealing the death penalty. southern areas of the state oppose it. don't forget to vote tuesday. health and science editor john fowler ktvu channel 2 news. >> more details on the november 6 election. there is word
a priority, we're told two times the patrols are used, private security and officers already assigned to the downtown area. >> i think it brings out a side that residents knew about, that maybe outside wasn't as widely known. >> i think it's revived the whole seen. >> is the events began five minutes ago, and runs until 10:00 p.m. they have shut down telegraph, we're standing in the middle of it. reporting live, ktvu news. >> the lags jobs report before the election was released today, new labor department figures show employers added a larger than expected 171,000 jobs across a broad spectrum last month. but even so, the unemployment rate went up from 7.8 to 7.9%. analysts say that containment because more people jumped back into the labor department. this new jobs report is considered the last snapshot of the any before the tuesday elections. >>> new figures show california ranks 10 in the country when it comes to long commute times. california motor motorists spends an afternoon of 27 minutes to travel to -- average of 27 minutes to travel to work. on average, americans spends almo
this mini van. a lot of people are telling us their insurance companies are telling them, don't turn the car over, we'll come out and tow it away. we have rain on the way. >> does it look stable to you? >> no, i don't think so. >> reporter: city spokesman said engineers deem the hillside stable, right now, the focus is erosion control. >> we will not be in a position to pull all of it out, we are trying to keep the mud at bay until the weekend. right now, we are fighting the weather. -- >> each member will stay awake in the middle of the night just to speck out this -- >> >> reporter: at last check, city clerk said one resident has so far filed a claim with the city. >>> john mcafee said he is in hiding, staying one step ahead of police that want to question him in a homicide case. the software pioneer tells associated press he thinks the police anti-gang unit wants to kill him. he said he is changing locations and phones frequently to evade investigators. he is considered a person of interest in a fatal shooting of a neighbor on an island in belize. >> >> the man convicted of killing his e
the tagging. >> it wasn't reported to us. we found it on a local blog, so staff noticed it. we went out then and removed the graffiti. >> reporter: that was this morning. when they came back a few hours later, taggers had struck the memorial again for the second time. >> really a nice park, nice family park, and to see some tagging just brings it down quick. >> it's a tribute of honor, and it's the most dishonorable thing you could do. >> reporter: public works sent photos of the tagging to the police different. some of the tagging has been linked to gang affiliations. >>> happening now, the search for a new police chief in san jose will go before the community in just a few minutes. carol lu is there live where public discussion is about to get under way. what is needed there, kara? >> reporter: residents here will be asked what they want. whoever becomes san jose's next police chief will inherit a department with nearly 1100 sworn officers that many say is grappling with morale and staffing issues. the president of the police officers association said he doesn't know specifically a
of the level of activity still going on out here. that vacuum truck they've been using to suck mud out of the sewer grates gist arrived here. neighbors hope it stays that way. they want neighbors to shore up that hillside before that next roundover rains hits the bay area. we're live here in the bay area. christien kafton, ktvu news. >>> what a difference 12 hours makes. take a look, this is what news chopper 2 saw when it flew over head this morning. you can see mud is completely covered lusane avenue. and this is what we spotted just about an hour ago. a days worth of clean up has made a dramatic difference, the street is visible now you can see the payment and all the traffic markings as well. >> the broken water main is part of the reservoir system that sits on a hill above the neighborhood. the muddy mess presents two major concerns. tom vacar joins us live to tell us what needs to be done before the rain arrives. >> reporter: the hillside overlooking this community is best described by a single phrase, naturally unstable and getting worse. while crews clean below, above a massive
administration's handling of the u.s. consulate attack in benghazi, libya. that attack killed u.s. ambassador chris stevens who was from the bay area. one senator said the president lied about what happened. >> this administration, including the president himself has intentionally misinformed, read that, lied to the american people in the after math of this tragedy. >> tomorrow the former head of the -- former cia director david petraeus is scheduled to testify. secretary of state hillary clinton is also scheduled to testify at the hearings. hillary clinton would appear next month. >>> new information about the water main break in daly city. the flow of mud and water was twice as big as first thought. ktvu's ken pritchett is live in daly city. >> reporter: at first the city said 45,000 gallons of water came from that pipe, sending mud flowing down the hill into a park. we have video from news chopper 2, showing you the effected area. the city says 97,000 gallons of water came from that pipe. a believable amount given the mess left behind. >> reporter: piles of hey rolled out on mud, these are
9.85 an hour. >> we deserve more and i believe wal-mart should pay us more. >> reporter: wal-mart says its turnover rate is lower than the national retail average and that their benefit plans are as good or better than their competitors. >> we are here to respect wal- mart employees. >> reporter: the protest is part of a buildup to a plan beginning thanksgiving night and through black friday. some employees say they will walk off the jobs. in the bay area, the wal-mart stores targeted for demonstrations are in fairfield, richmond, and san jose. >> i plan to walk out on black friday too. >> wal-mart has the right to make money, but they shouldn't do that in an unjust fashion. they should make sure their employees are paid fairly and justly and don't live on the edge of desperation. >> reporter: wal-mart maintains it will be business as usual at all its stores and that shoppers will see nothing unusual over the next few days. rob roth, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> shelters around the bay area are opening their doors to those in need this thanksgiving and a growing number of them ar
to the vacation hold records from the contra costa county times and could be using that to burglarize your home. >> it broadcasts you are going a be gone and they know the start dates and end dates. >> reporter: any idea how they get this information? >> no. >> reporter: police got the warning from other law enforcement agencies and they are looking into the issue. but investigators saw this before. they say there is an easy alternative to putting a vacation hold. >> have a neighbor that will bring your mail and newspapers inside. >> reporter: we couldn't reach anyone with the contra costa county times. they now rely on a neighbor to pick up their paper when they are out of time. >> that way it is in the house safe. >> reporter: despite the new concerns, police say using common sense is your best defense, turning on a light and not leaving out items like garbage cans. eric rasmussen, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> police are investigating a string of smash and grabs. people found this, car windows smashed. you can see here the dashboard ripped apart in this suv. police received 5 reports but can't sa
, or a laptop for just $200. one man told us it worked out well for him, because he went with a plan. at liver mother's new paragon outlet stores. it is the first outlet mall to open here in california in more than 10 years. it's expected to create 2,000 permanent jobs, on top of hundreds more seasonal positions. >>> store sales indicate a 2.3% increase so far for black friday compared to last year, and on-line sales have jumped about 20%. overall, holiday spending is expected to grow by 4.1%. all of that shopping enthusiasm spread to the stock market today. the dow shot up more than 170 points, and the nasdaq was up more than 40 points. there is a dark side, though, to this black friday. coming up, how thieves use this big shopping down to rip people off. >> rescue crews pulled five people from a yacht taking on water on san francisco bay. also on board, a dog, cat, and snake. the yacht was about 300 yards north of the berkeley peer. the largest vessel in this video is the one in trouble. three people stayed on board as it was towed. no one was injured, and everyone was wearing a life jacket.
near water ways. ken pritchett brings us the preparations. >> reporter: the waves in the past hour have picked up a bit but the story as you said could be the winds with this first round of storm. the national weather service issuing a gail wind warning with winds topping 60 miles per hour. bradford jet was going after crab at ocean beat today. >> there's one on there can you tell. >> reporter: and he was having some luck getting in some last minute crabbing before the storm. >> a friend of mine just told me there's a storm coming. he's trying to baton down the hatches in the east bay. >> reporter: we found surfers doing what they could before the weather turns. the coast guard is urging boaters to ensure boats are secure . this crew workers was making sure leaves were up before tomorrow's storm. >> we're picking them up. if they fall we pick them up again. >> reporter: hundredsover storm drains were being cleared to prevent flooding it'll be all hands on deck tomorrow. >> we have the crews on call. nobody is going to get a day off tomorrow. we want to make sure we can get to the proble
a day hof so we are -- half a day off so we are glad. >> reporter: right now many people told us it feels like winter. with bill predicting snow, keep your gloves close. health and science editor john fowler, ktvu channel 2 news. >> in 15 minutes, we will check back with our chief meteorologist bill martin, he is tracking the rain and will give us an update on our bay area forecast. >>> buck showalter students walked out of class and rallied calling on sacramento to make good on their promise -- university of california at berkeley students walked out of class and rallied calling on sacramento to make good on their promise. >> reporter: that cold weather may have detoured students from campus off. they said they wanted to make sure they knew their commitment to keeping education affordable for all. >> reporter: university of california at berkeley was the scene of a noisy, but peaceful student walk out and rally. protesters want the university to reduce tuition and halt increases, now that prop 30, a tax increase to fund schools passed. he is a grad student who says despite the w
route with all of them and he joins us with what it was like to be in the middle 6 the action. >> reporter: pretty much a classic frank. i spoke to some of the ball players, you can tell how much they love the parade as did city officials. you can see the ferry buildings have been so lit up, they have the banner and of course the fans had a great time. they have been out at the ballpark supporting the team all year long and on this halloween the orange and black were out in full force. >> reporter: the fans, they were everywhere. balconies, on poles. >> it's exciting to cement second year in three years. >> the most important part is all the fanfare. everybody's spirit. >> reporter: the fans. >> great city, great team. a party for the ages, for the world champion san francisco giants. on convertibles, rolling down market street. especially the nativ es. generations, for 52 year, not one world series championship. then came 2010 and now 2012. >> bleachers. >> >> how is school today? >> good. it was good. >> you didn't go. >> no. >> it was great. >> reporter: the giants
in front of us. we've been getting a steady dose of rain in the last 90 minutes at least that we've been here and, in fact, in just the last few minutes or so, the rain has really picked up. you might be able to see it on your careen here. we want to show you one of the things we're seeing all over the bay area really in this case here on the onramp to northbound 101 we have a -- a crosswalk that's essentially under water at this point, not anything too serious, but we can tell you the roads are slick. it has led to a number of wrecks all over the bay area from the east bay to the peninsula and we're watching out for that, of course, again tonight as the commute is not quite yet over. one thing we talk today people about who are walking through all of this stuff today they do point out it's not especially cold. in some cases it felt a little humid or warm. right now we're kind of in the feels like mid 50s out here but again the rain starting to pick up and something we'll be keeping an eye on all night. live here in marin county, channel 2 news. >>> rain in the bay area usually means sno
and strong winds is about to hit. our chief meteorologist bill martin tells us where the storm is striking first. >> that picture, tom vacar is up there, you see how hard it is raining? it is heading our way. heaviest rain in the north bay. santa rosa area. it will work its way south into the evening hours. but it will rain up there for a full -- boy, 6-8 hours before it gets here. the story tomorrow is the morning commute. it will be the worst morning commute we have had in a while. roadway flooding, especially in the north bay. looking at dangerous cross winds. we have a high wind advisory in effect. and looking at longer commutes. wire looking for the -- we are looking for had heb rast rain in the early morning -- heaviest rains in the early morning. flash flood watch in effect. we showed you the pictures. tom vacar is watching the russian river. up high on the river. it isn't up yet, is it? >> reporter: no. 5 minutes ago it was scattered showers, but now it is starting to come down. here is the latest from the forecasters about what the river levels will be. the russian ri
department into investigating as to whether there is a link. when debra rodriguez walked us through the blackened basement of her home she said she felt anger and more. debra rents out this home but no one was living here last night. fire investigators determined it started down stairs. >> the fire appears to be incendiary. >> reporter: vallejo has had several arson fires in recent days. last thursday the village nightclub was set afire and gutted. >> hopefully they catch them soon. i don't want anybody being in a same position. out of a business or out of a home because of this gentleman who decided to excite himself with a fire. >> reporter: the bar was one of three properties involved in suspicious fires all within a 12 hour time span and always close to one another. last night's house fire was nearby. >> there's some similarities that look consistent with the other fires we've had. >> reporter: police are investigating whether there is a link. >> it's dangerous. we've been very fortunate that nonone has been hurt. i want to capitalize on that good fortune. >> reporter: vallejo p
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